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Thursday, February 20

Chasing Light: Photographs by Amanda Lucidon

In celebration of Black History Month and the Hackerman Foundation Best & Next Series, a selection of Amanda Lucidon's photography is on exhibit February 11...

In Freedom's Name Exhibit

“In Freedom’s Name,” is an exhibition that commemorates the many contributions of African Americans in Maryland who have served in uniform as early as 1634...

Undesign the Redline: Exhibit

UNDESIGN THE REDLINE is a framework for unearthing our most deep, systemic and entangled crises. This interactive exhibit, workshop series and curriculum...

Black History Month Fact Find

There will be facts throughout the Children's Department about exceptional black people who contributed to the world of Art, Science, Music, Activisim,...

Black History Month Trivia

It's Trivia Time. Take part in our Black History Month Trivia and be entered in for a weekly and grand prize.

Quilt Art

Create your own piece of textile art inspired by the rich history of African-American quilting.

Share Your Dream

Inspired by Dr. King, we're building a dream garland. Come in anytime in January or February and add yours.

books stacked on library table

Use the library's print resources and online databases to answer all the questions and win a prize!

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome.

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome.

creative art abstract painting watercolor

Explore learning stations all about arts, crafts, and self-expression. For ages 2-5 and their grown-ups. All abilities welcome.

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Baby Storytime

Stories, bounces, play, and songs perfect for babies in laps and arms. Playtime follows. For babies from birth to first steps with a favorite adult. All...

10:30am
Introduction to Microsoft Office & Computer Basics

In this 6-week series, 5 topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC, Skill Builders’ Workshops, Introduction to Computers and Windows, Introduction to Word...

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All abilities welcome.

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

Canciones y cuentos para pequeñitos en español e inglés / Baby & Toddler Storytime in Spanish and English

Cuentos, movimientos, juegos y canciones para bebés en brazos y niños pequeños juntos. Llegue temprano o quédese después para jugar. Para niños menores de...

Family Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and our most fun activities. Come ready to move, laugh, and learn together. Come early for playtime. For families with children...

Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs just for walking toddlers. Come early for Artsy Tots. Playtime follows. For little ones up to 36 months with a favorite...

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. Come early for playtime. For ages 2-5 with a favorite adult....

Mindful Meditation

Join us for a guided meditation session led by Surya Allamraju of Sunshine Yoga. Please feel free to bring your own meditation mat.

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Stories, movement, play, and songs for babies in arms and toddlers together. Playtime follows. For little ones under two with a favorite adult. All...

3D Printing Design Workshop

Join us and design something to be printed using the 3D printer.

Anime Nerds

Enjoy some anime episodes, a fun activity, and a tasty snack.

teens studying writing in library afterschool

Do you have a National History Day project? We can help! Book a one-on-one appointment for yourself or your group to talk about your topic, review resources...

law legal scales

Get registered to vote in person with the LWV of Baltimore City. The League of Women Voters of Baltimore City is a nonpartisan political organization which...

chess game strategy

Play chess with friends, peers, and a member of the Johns Hopkins Chess Club. All skill levels welcome.

Preschool Storytime

Stories, movement, songs, and play activities that prepare your child for lifelong learning. Playtime follows. For ages 3-5 with a favorite adult. All...

Spider-Man:  Into the Spider-Verse

Spider Man meets many different versions of himself when a gateway into the multiverse opens up.

Teen Video Game Night

Come play your favorite video games with your friends on the big screen!

Black History Buttons

Celebrate Black History Month with a button! Honor the innovators, the trailbazers, and the legends of African American culture. Design a button with...

3D Digivice

Get ready for the Digimon Adventure: Last Evolution Kizuna! We'll be painting our own digivices to celebrate.

Channel Me Media: Visual Art & Journalism

Join Media Rhythm Institute at the Central Library's Teen Center for Channel Me Media! Teens in grades 8-12 will: Learn the process and best practices...

Family Art : Creative African Mask

Participants will be informed about the purpose and use of masks in African culture. After which, they will design and create their own mask as a means to...

No-Soil Planters

Discover how beans can grow without being planted in soil!

health fitness active

Intense cardio, metabolic, and lateral training exercise, using dance moves and strength training. Call 410-396-1168 to register.

Zumbini with Kirsten

A music and movement class created for infants, toddlers, preschoolers and their caregivers full of music, dance, and educational tools. Designed to let you...

4:30pm
Free Family Flicks - Shaun the Sheep

Enjoy old-fashioned family films on a big screen. A sheep takes the day off to have some fun, but gets mixed up in a big-city adventure instead. The...

Stepping at Pratt

Work out to popular line dances, hip-hop, Caribbean and African rhythms. Wear comfortable shoes and clothing.

CANCELED Introduction to Microsoft Office and Computer Basics

In this 5-week series, 5 topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC, Skill Builders’ Workshops, Introduction to Computers and Windows, Introduction to Word...

Films @ the Pratt: Race

Legendary black Olympian Jesse Owens competes in track and field at the 1936 Games in Nazi Germany, despite the host country's attempts to turn the event...

Introduction to Microsoft Office & Computer Basics

In this 6-session series, 5 topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC, Skill Builders’ Workshops, Introduction to Computers and Windows, Introduction to Word...

Baltimore’s Civil Rights Heritage: Shaping the National Movement

Baltimore’s airport is named after Civil Rights giant Thurgood Marshall, and plaques in Fell’s Point show where Frederick Douglass took his stand against...

Couponing 202: Saving More Pennies

A session for beginning to intermediate couponers. Learn more tricks of the trade to save your family money.

Herbal/Tisane Teas Workshop

This educational program seeks to inspire a passion for tea. Presented by Cuples Tea House, the workshop focuses on Tisane, also known as herbal tea. ...

Hooked on Yarn

Do you enjoy needle knitting, loom knitting, or crochet? Bring in your supplies to work on group projects while socializing with other yarn artists. Feel...

Intro to Home-buying Workshop

Learn about purchasing a home with St. Ambrose. This workshop covers home-buying readiness, credit, low interest rate loan products, home-buying grants and ...

Jazz in the Stacks

Enjoy a live jazz ensemble featuring the Justin Taylor Ensemble. Presented in partnership with Contemporary Arts Inc.

Journaling Through Healing

Come join the FUN and learn about journaling. There’s never a wrong time to pick up a pen, open a journal, and start to write. Regularly journaling has...

Yoga for Everyone

Deep breathing, relaxation, basic yoga poses and stretching—these mixed level classes are open to those brand new to yoga. Bring your own yoga mat. Presented...

Book Bites

Join for snacks as we read and discuss the following books: Thursday, January 16th: The Girl Who Smiled Beads: A Story of War and What Comes After by...

Writers LIVE! R. Eric Thomas, Here For It

From the creator of Elle’s “Eric Reads the News,” a heartfelt and hilarious memoir-in-essays about growing up seeing the world differently, finding...

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